Novel compact and efficient illumination systems are described which comprise dielectric spheres with planar cuts at the edges and imbedded light emitting diodes. The rays are refracted to the forward direction or totally internally reflected.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(080.0080) Geometric optics : Geometric optics
(080.2740) Geometric optics : Geometric optical design
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.3670) Optical devices : Light-emitting diodes
W. Chi and N. George, "LED Illumination with a Condensing Sphere," in Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper FTuM6.
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